The Panny would be a great match with any system IMHO. Load times seem to vary by disc but are not unreasonable. A link to the long load times and slow command response is dependent upon whether the player is connected to a network. The consensus seems to be to only connect it to a network if you want to update firmware or use the BD Live features - otherwise leave it disconnected. Mine is not on my network and it responds to commands instantly and loads discs quickly.